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Oct 23, 2012 7:30am EDT
. we will manufacture products that cater to the needs of local consumers. our plan is to use brazilian-made materials by investing in local development and production. >>> toyota displaying the new car released last month. the 50 participating automakers are vying for big shares in the brazilian market. new vehicle sales there exceeded 3.6 million units last year. expecting to boost the figure by 45%. >>> but it is not all good news for japanese automakers. production lines at a toyota factory in south africa have come to a halt. striking workers at a local supplier causing a lack of key parts. the toyota motor assembly plant in the city of durbin stopped its production lines last week. workers at the company's car seat factory are demanding a wage hike. toyota supplies the seats. its officials are in talks with the local labor union but say they aren't sure when output can resume. this is not the first time it was forced to close. it was shuttered for several days earlier this month when its own workers staged a strike. labor issues in emerging economies continue to pose a challenge t
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Oct 3, 2012 7:30am EDT
counterparts to lead the way. >> translator: i want to be someone who has both a global and local perspective. i want to be confident in knowing what i'm capable of. >> translator: japan has experienced two lost decades of growth. we think if students can create a new path to the future, the country will be able to grow again. >>> a japanese film director returned from the prestigious toronto international film festival with an award in hand. he directed "the land of hope." it was inspired by the nuclear disaster in fukushima. he tells the story of an accident that devastates residents of a fictional town and picked their struggle to survive. nhk world has more. >> reporter: the movie is directed by award winning director, sono. sono views public interest and nuclear safety has been fading since the accident. with his new film, he wants to remind people. the film shows how the threat of radiation exposure affected local residents. this pregnant woman is too afraid to take off protective clothing. >> translator: i've made my film extremely dramatic. i extracted the essence of the whole thing a
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Oct 26, 2012 7:30am EDT
for the government to adopt measures support people like us. >> now, after the one child policy, some local officials are conducting an experiment. they will allow some parents to have more than one child. >> right. and i am joined now from our studio in beijing. so how many other organizations like lee's exist in china? >> there are some in beijing, and shanghai, but the numbers are small. the chinese government says that one million families have lost their only child by the end of last year. new support organizations are emerging slowly, but those ein need are greg faster. >> isn't there any other local government, that are tackling the problem? >> since 2008, bathe beijing government has been supporting the families of a monthly allowance of $33. the shanghai government, one-time money, but, the central government has yet to show any concrete plan. more complaints are posted on the internet. accusing the government for dragging its feet. the criticism will most likely get even louder. >> i see, thank you very much. that was nhk world's correspondent in beijing. >>> they use cells to make heart mu
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Oct 4, 2012 7:30am EDT
's toyota and nissan are there with the newest offerings, but other makers are noticeably absent. local affiliates decided not to take part in the wake of anti-japanese protests last month in several chinese cities. >> translator: i do not want to buy a japanese vehicle due to the dispute. >> translator: however both countries handle the dispute, i think japanese carmakers should still be participating. >> several chinese dealerships have postponed their sales campaigns for new japanese models. >>> aeon, added up the cost of protests, demonstrators caused $9 million in damages to their flag ship store in the eastern part of the country. a group of people looted and damaged the supermarket in the reskrun durigion during the ral month. managers say they expect to reopen in late november. the riots hurt aeon's chance of mini-stop convenience stores. they will cut the number of planned outlets from 70 to 20. still, they say will expand in china. they say can't ignore the opportunities in the growing market. >>> europe's major banks have raised $260 billion in fresh capital during the year t
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Oct 1, 2012 7:30am EDT
notes on incidents and conditions in the camps are unarmed observers, foreign andle local, with a group called nonviolent peace force. >> families are still there? >> translator: there are still 104 families staying here. we go to our farms during the day but come back here at night. >> reporter: the presence of these monitors and the constant interaction deep inside communities is credited with helping prevent flare-ups, lower the number of skirmishes for the cease-fire. they're praised by the philippines army and the main rebel group that covers the rest. the front's roots lie in a movement by ethnic moros who are muslim. they sought independence, but over the years moderated the demand to greater awe ton my from manila. >> do you consider yourself filipino? >> no, no. by nationality, no. i'm a moro. >> reporter: they have known conflict for centuries, beginning with resistance to the spanish colonyists and the incorporation of the island into the philippine republic. since then migrants have come here, and today those mostly christian settlers outnumber the mostly muslim original isl
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Oct 30, 2012 7:00am EDT
of localized flooding but we thought it could have been much worse. we thought there could have been loss of life here in the state of virginia. we are happy to say that it is not as bad here as we thought it was. it looked worse than expected in some places in new york. >> good luck with your rescue efforts if you move up to new york and new jersey and those other places that have been worse affected by hurricane sandy. let's speak now to a resident in lower manhattan, n.y.. thank you for speaking to us. where is it like where you are? >> similarly the flood waters have receded. as of last night, streets were covered anywhere from about a foot of water to 6 feet of water. right now it is looking better but we did experience quite a bit of damage to one of the community centers where i work. the basement level of that building was completely flooded, up to 15 feet of water. >> 15 feet of water? >> this was the son of the basement area of the building in which we worked. it was almost filled entirely with water. >> a lot of lower manhattan lost power. what is the situation there now? >> we
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Oct 17, 2012 11:00pm EDT
company. i also get all my text books for free. it means i don't have to buy anything from a local provider. it means the education i'm getting isn't subject to the local nation. >> rose: and maybe you can educate yourself as a matter of fact you want to. >> i i was 14 before i could study a foreign language. i could choose spanish or french. i came from the richest nation on earth. now, imagine if you're four years old and have the choice of 100 languages and you don't have to ask your parents' permission, the mayor's permirkz the local religious leader's position, or the president of the country's permission. now you're endeathering and unleashing the power of humanity to an extent we are never seen. >> rose: some of the concliewgs of your book, the destruction of paper. , new kinds of cash, new kinds of transactions. what do you mean by that? >> i can create a key and put it on my phone and then i can use my phone to open a door. but that's the most basic thing that happens. as soon as the key becomes a piece of software, i can flip the key to 20 people. then i can create a key
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Oct 7, 2012 8:30am EDT
-priced local convenience stores that are short on fresh healthy food and long on snacks and liquor. the problem extends well beyond new orleans. the agriculture department estimates that 23.5 million americans live in food deserts, more than a quarter of them children. the reason food deserts exist comes down to simple economics. large grocery chains and high-end supermarkets say they don't have enough of a customer base in some neighborhoods to make opening a store profitable. >> there are a lot of different solutions to food deserts and one size doesn't fit all. >> reporter: increasingly though churches and other faith-based organizations are stepping in to help. nat turner's project is called our school at blair grocery, a learning center named after a store that existed on the site before hurricane katrina. his garden or "urban farm," as turner likes to call it, is more than just a pipeline for providing fresh produce. his students learn composting, poultry husbandry, and greenhouse management, among other things. >> it's a safe space for young people to work in and be around in a neighborh
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Oct 2, 2012 7:30am EDT
to the city and bathe in the local hot springs. because of the local kind treatment, the prisoners flourished. the actor, who plays him, viz ets -- visits a russian cemetery before heading out to moscow. >> the people who are resting here, wanted to return to their homeland. but could not. they must have felt very sad. i came here to tell them that he would help fulfill their yearnings. >>> opening night in moscow at the historic theater. [ speaking foreign language ] >> translator: the empassioned performance touches the russian audience. ♪ ♪ they respond to the rhythm of the russian song. the performance ends with the return to russia. however, he gives her the gold coin bearing their two names. though how promises he well come back, the two lovers are distant, never to see uch othear again. ♪ ♪ >> translator: very good. it moved me off to the bottom of my heart. >> translator: this taught me an aspect of japanese history that i dent know before. you don't often see moscow theater audiences in tears, but the tears fled tonight. there may be political problems between our two country
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Oct 22, 2012 8:00am EDT
with the local law enforcement and local government. the local government is going, what is going on here? vegas was part of nevada and utah were mormon. the center of power used to be in salt lake city. it is still, to a degree. it was frowned upon. there was gambling and prostitution down there. with all this money, i think the folks up there when, hey, we should get our hands around this and get control of the situation. it made for strange bedfellows. really odd marriages of really different cultures in a way that we had not seen before. tavis: what are you learning so far about walking in the shoes of a wise guy, trying to go good? >> is really an interesting perspective. let's -- try to divorce yourself from me for a moment. this is part of my process. reading, talking to individuals, taking in information from whatever quarter i can find it. the attitude is, not speaking for myself, what separates me from law enforcement? nothing. they are just the people with the badges. they do things that are as corrupt and more corrupt than me. they are fighting for theirs. i am here so that i can get
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Oct 31, 2012 7:30am EDT
back the clock. it slammed into the east coast. cutting off power, communications and travel. local media say at least 40 people across the u.s. have been killed. experts have downgraded sandy from a hurricane to post tropical cyclone by the time it hit shore. still, new yorkers have never seen anything like it. >> we expected an unprecedented storm impact here in new york city. that's what we got. so while the worst of the storm is passed conditions are still dangerous. i just can't stress that enough. >> a power station in manhattan exploded. power was knocked out to much of the burough. city officials say it will take one week to restore power as well as the walteter, rail and other services. 2 million households across new york state are still without electricity. the u.s. nuclear regulatory commission says workers are alerted at the nuclear power plant on the new jersey coast. officials were concerned about high water levels. three other nuclear mranlplants new jersey and new york were shut down because of high water and damage to the electrical grid. new yorkers found their st
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
am a self-employed. i called my local health department and someone there, bless her soul, knew about the pre-existing conditions plan. she said, "well, you might check this website gettinguscovered.org." i was able to find out that i qualified. basically, you just have to have not been covered by insurance for a least six months, to mr. your employer cannot provide you with insurance -- which i'm self-employed -- cannot provide you insurance because of their pre-existing condition. it was fairly easy to qualify and to get it lined up. >> what is interesting i find about this program, while insurance companies are famous for saying no to everything, this one, they accept and what you to get accepted. so even if you are rejected, they encourage you to rewrite a simple form because they get fully reimbursed by the federal government. >> right. i am still kind of surprised i was that easily able to get insurance coverage with having a pre-existing condition. you hear about so many people going bankrupt. >> were you able to go for treatment? >> i was able to go to the cu , colorado univer
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Oct 16, 2012 7:30am EDT
kept costs down by using more locally made parts. nissan executives hopes the new car launch would jump start sales in the country. but the timing couldn't have been worse. anti-japanese sentiment is running high. company analysts say the impact on sales has been larger than expected. >> this is the kind of crisis that really we don't like because it's completely outside of reach of companies. you know, political situationth, very emotional between the two countries and you're caught in the middle. >> reporter: japanese automakers have been forced to kep a lower profile since the senkaku issue erupted. that means less, sometimes no product promotion. this model show held in tangen last month is a key event on the industry calendar. but honda, mitsubishi and fuji all bowed out at the last moment. the situation is made worse by a spreading consumer boycott targeting japanese products. >> translator: because of the senkaku issue, i'm going to buy a german car. >> translator: given the political problems, i don't think it's a good idea to buy a japanese car now. >> reporter: one dealer of e
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Oct 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
is working with state and local governments. it will be very important that populations in all the affected states take this seriously. listen to your state and local elected officials. >> president obama has to oversee the hurricane response in the midst of an election. how he handled the crisis could impact the results. the storm is disrupting campaign stops and early voting schedules. it is clearing supermarket shelves in new york, one of the major cities in its past president. and scrambled to stock up on batteries, a tortoise, and canned fruits -- torches. the new york stock exchange will close its trading floor. the prospect of weather systems colliding makes people apprehensive with a fear that they are headed for a perfect storm. bbc news, new york. >> let's go live to staten island in new york. a resident is joining us. what is it like and how worried are you? >> i am really not worried, because we have taken all the precautions we can, short of evacuating. we have enough food to last a couple days. are you on the ground floor? what have you done to protect your property? >> we don
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Oct 12, 2012 7:30am EDT
problems and respond to them. >>> locals are concerned about the noise, the osprey generates. noise levels measured across the prefecture as high as those inside factories. the prefecture asked the central government to assess impact of the ospreys on the local environment. officials think the aircraft could harm quality of life and natural environment. >>> it looks like a large flying insect. but is actually a man made device to make disaster response more effective. and it is being used by a japanese company to reach damaged sites that are hard to reach. and to send back high revolution, resolution video images. >> it takes pictures. it can shoot a video like this. through the work of of aerial company in this prefecture. they photograph disaster areas across japan. >> translator: the unique thing is it can go places where humans cannot, take photos and gather valuable information. >> reporter: four years ago the team made this unmanned aircraft guided by remote control, it flies to locations, takes pictures and returns. at the end of march last year, the aircraft made headlines. it flew
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Oct 25, 2012 7:00am EDT
. it was put in place at midnight local time, about 13 hours ago. we just heard from the israeli military that one mortar has been fired from gaza, landing in open space in israel, causing no injuries. what happens is there are a few breaches in the hours and days after a cease-fire. there's a lot of relief on both sides of the border. school had been cancelled. people in gaza are fasting ahead of a muslim festival. >> the cease-fire, hams said that -- hamas had said it was responsible for one of the attacks. other smaller groups as well? >> i suspect the mortar that was fired nearly this morning was probably from one of those smaller groups. some smaller groups consider hma -- hamas has compromised too much. i do believe hamas wants those groups to stop firing. there are political gains on both sides. hamas can reassert its credentials and israel wants to be seen as being tough on militants. israel has bigger issues to deal with in the region, notably iran. is focused on improving the economy. >> six months since medvedev left the kremlin to become prime minister. he has seen his power a
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Oct 19, 2012 7:00am EDT
in a civil ceremony. there is a guest list of 800. there are some local specialties as well as many sponge cake said to be the favorite of the grooms mother. let me update you on the teenage pakistani girl shot and had at by the time to buy -- shot in the head by the taliban after campaigning for women's rights. she is apparently in the uk. the medical director at the hospital is giving us an update. gregg's and got out of the woods. having said that, she is -- >> not out of the woods. having said that, she is communicating very freely. and she is writing. she has a tracheotomy tube in because her air was swollen by the passing of the bullet. she is not able to talk, although we have no reason to believe that she would not be able to once the tuba is ours, which it may be in the next few days. in terms of her injury, she was struck just above the back of the left side. and the bullet went through the side of her jaw, damaging the skull, the jewel joint -- the jaw joint, went through the neck and some of the tissues of the left. the bullet was removed pretty much straight after the event. >
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Oct 22, 2012 7:30am EDT
is making calls for state and local democratic candidates. she wants to encourage liberal voters, and especially those who support abortion rights, to get out to the polls next month. >> we get the government that we deserve because we get the government that we vote for. and right now it's not good enough for me. >> reporter: richards is part of a growing force on the political scene. the 46 million americans who say they are not affiliated with a religion. their numbers have been rising rapidly, and they are heavily democratic. >> something like a quarter of people who identify with the democrats or lean towards the democratic party are in this unaffiliated category. that's a lot of votes. that's a major group. >> reporter: professor john green directs the bliss institute at the university of akron and has long studied the relationship between religion and politics. >> religious affiliation has often been closely associated with the major party coalitions, with the democrats and the republicans each drawing on different religious communities, and sometimes fighting over religio
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Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
-called fusion centers created after the 9/11 attacks to create intelligence sharing among local, state, and federal authorities. investigators have accused the centers as being bastions of waste, having virtually informad possibly infringing of people's civil liberties. as much as $1.4 billion in taxpayer funds designated for the center has gone unaccounted for by federal officials, the report found. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are broadcasting in denver, colorado. we are on the road just miles from the university of denver, the site of tonight's presidential debate between mitt romney and president obama. it is the first of three presidential debates before the november 6 election. tonight's debate will focus on domestic policy, but one issue that will not be covered is the actual structure of the debate itself. the obama and romney campaigns have secretly negotiated a detailed contract that dictates many of the terms of the 2012 presidential debates. this includes who gets to participate, as well as the topics raised in the
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Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in virginia may force many of the state's abortion clinics to shut down. and we will look and have local residents and virginia are organizing against a push by the nuclear and -- industry to lift the state's 3-year-long ban on uranium mining. >> we have spent 30 years on the fantasy of containment. there is no way to contain toxic or nuclear waste. he can come back to your drawing boards and come up with recommendations. but guess what? the community here and all the people down there river, all the way to north carolina and virginia beach are going to stop this. >> all that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are on the road in the capital of virginia, richmond. the official u.s. military death toll in afghanistan has passed the 2000 mark. more than 11 years into the war. in the latest attack, the suicide bomber killed 14 people, including three soldiers in the all the people down thereeastern khost r today. on sunday, two americans were killed in yet another shooting carried out by members of the afghan forces. a
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Oct 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
groups, part of a wave of local efforts that's seen similar measures pass in eight other states. the oil giant transcanada has temporarily shut down its keystone pipeline due to apparent safety issues. transcanada told federal officials thursday it has halted the massive pipeline which carries crude oil from the alberta tar sands to illinois and oklahoma. the shutdown will last at least three days. at the news comes as activists in texas are nearly a month into a blockade against the construction of keystones southern leg. both obama and mitt romney appeared together in new york thursday night for the annual al smith memorial charity dinner. a group of protesters, including physicians and medical students, rallied to call for single payer health care insurance program. >> we're here because but president obama and governor romney -- what they want to do is a threat to medicare. with romney it is much more of a threat because he wants to do a program that will really destroy medicare as we know it. but president obama also wants to raise the age of eligibility for medicare, and we think t
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Oct 6, 2012 3:00am EDT
and that approach toward whatever it is that they really care about locally or globally. >> rose: joseph stiglitz and chelsea clinton when we continue. funding for charlie rose was provided by the followingal additional funding provided by these funders: and by bloomberg captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: the debate over the widening economic divide there this country has intensified it helped spark the occupy wall street movement one year ago and has also been a key issue the presidential campaign as the economy continues to falter. >> this country doesn't succeed when only the rich get richer. we succeed when the middle class gets bigger. >> rose: joseph stiglitz is a nobel prize winning economist. in his new book the price of inequality, how today's divided society endangers our future. he argues that a wealthy minority in this country has fed a vicious circle of growing inequality. i'm pleased to have joe stiglitz back at this table. welcome. >> nice to be here. >> rose: where do you think the american economy is today
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Oct 31, 2012 8:00am EDT
around, why are they waiting for having success of the state and local level? >> hispanics are not monolithic, and when you look at florida, you have a cuban-american community that has historically been very republican. i think people are interested and want to report hispanic candidates, they are good. if marco rubio had had a pro in negation reform position, he would be the candidate, but since he does not, he was not chosen. eventually, i think the more sober voices will have more weight. tavis: what you think is the future of marco rubio? he did not win the hispanic vote. what is your read on his future? >> he is an intelligent man. he is quite articulate. does he play in florida? i am not sure. does he play in taxes, i am not sure. marco rubio is seen in some ways of being the latino face of a party that is very harsh to latinos. >> the democratic mayor acquitted himself quite nicely. what is his future? >> he is probably the biggest star they have the right now. he is a very smart guy. he is highly educated and very different from a lot of other latino politicians. h
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Oct 30, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. where this really has an impact is local but also on state emissions. california has all kinds of stuff on the balanced, because if you have got more money than your opponent, you could win. tavis: joe biden has apparently written a tell-all, and i am told it is not a flattering picture he paints of the vice president. i do not know if that would have any impact. the question is what kind of nose itches -- what kind of buzz is generated. it >> if an idealistic young american comes to washington to change things, but washington changes him. in the process of explaining his story, he takes after his former boss, joe biden, and portrays joe biden in a negative light. it is also a scathing indictment of how washington politics works and how both parties will relate to the business community who. this gentleman also places a pretty broad indictment on both parties in terms of how they .elate to wall street triggere tavis: will the republicans hold onto the house? i was just in my home state of indiana, and mr. murdoch has put his foot in his mouth again, and that is a tight race, but will th
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Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
. there is this idea that if you have this mass tourism and big bucks localism it dilutes the brand. it has been an unfortunate door- -- and massive tourism, it dilutes the brand. >> a politician plans to lead a protest against cia drones. it will start in the capital of islamabad. president obama has led a dramatic escalation in drone strikes. the majority of people killed have been alleged militants. but there are militants -- civilians that are among the dead. from islamabad, our reporter has this story. >> in the skies overhead, day and night. in the pakistani tribal belt, there is no escape from cia drones and no knowing where they will strike. this was one of america's biggest victories, a strike in june that killed al qaeda's second in command. the u.s. says drones are weapons that limit collateral damage. we met some of those on the receiving end who beg to differ. they have lost 12 relatives between them, all civilians, they insist. he buried two on companies and two cousins. >> when i saw their bodies in pieces, my heart wanted revenge. it still does. >> the remote control killers are
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Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
for the beatles. >> i said, yes. >> the sales, even though it made it to number one locally,. or disappointments >> what happened was people like the fans thinking if we've purchased this single, the beatles will be off to london and we don't want to do that, if we want to keep the beatles right here. >> its a great beginning of the beatles story in pop history, but something special here had come to an end. bbc news, liverpool. >> liverpool's loss was everyone else's gain. let me remind you of our top stories. there's been funeral's taking place in the turkish border town after two women and three children were killed by shelling from across the syrian border. turkey has renewed its response by firing at targets inside syria among the military targets in particular. the turkish parliament has been discussing authorizing troops to cross into syria. government forces say that turkey is not planning to declare war on syria. that's all for the moment. stay with us on bbc world news. much more to come. >> make sense of international news at bbc.com/news. >> funding for this presentation was made pos
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
, there is going to be at some local, i do not know how pronounced this will be, but i suspect there will be a real debate about the proper role of government. i hope we can have a head on a conversation about that. i would love to see just an explicit, direct question put to both of them about what role of government is as they see it. because that is what undergirds this entire debate is how we see the role of government. so romney gets caught on this 47% videos saying, in fact, that there are too many americans who feel entitled to health care, to food, and to housing. they feel entitled to health care, food, and housing. i ask you a direct question. are americans entitled to those three things? >> a good society insures those things for its citizens. and that helps make its citizenry healthy, productive, active and dynamic. and the countries that are successful in this world right now, the country with low unemployment, with the lack of priority, with the skills and the ability to compete internationally, the countries like sweden or germany or the netherlands or denmark or norway, they do not
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Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
to agree on the final $2 billion euros. athens wants spending cuts in defense and local authorities where as the international lenders are saying we want to see further cuts in salaries and jobs. that's a problem with athens because the finance minister is saying hang on. have you seen the pictures here? any further cuts in salaries and jobs could to the government. that would have serious preliminary cases and this could delay this next chunk of bailout money. we've got a dispute going on between the lenders. the i.m.f. wants to be strict and let's just have a listen about that situation from our correspondent on the ground in athens. >> disagreement within the tricyclea doesn't bode well for an agreement within the government. we're hearing the i.m.f. has taken a harder line than european commission and central bank so the greek crisis is still intractable. no one knows quite how the solve it. greece will enter its sixth conservative -- sixth consecutive year and public debt is set to sore to 179% of g.d.p. >> and of course that would be by far the highest in the euro zone. so this rep
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Oct 19, 2012 7:30am EDT
to respond to requests from local authorities and bar content within a country. this is the first time they have used it. the general council says twitter managers are committed to free speech. but says it is good to have tools to withhold narrowly and transpare transparently. >> 9.4 million people in california have taken part in one of the largest annual earthquake drills in the country. >> right, now, drorngs cover and hold on. >> the state government and nonprofit groups, organized the event. they assumed a quake magnitude of 7.8. the drill began four years ago and is held every october. at a train station in central los angeles, commuters practiced evacuating. station officials helped passengers get off trains and walk along the tracks to the safety. >> any earthquake in the world that happens seems to, inspire people to take more interest in earthquakes. to get better prepared. and certainly, the earthquake in 2011, had, has, has done that. >> california has been hit by massive quakes in the past. experts say that if a 7.8 magnitude quake were to hit the state it could kill 2,000
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Oct 18, 2012 7:00pm EDT
a very small, localized cancer. do not worry. it is no big deal." but to the patient, they hear "cancer," and nothing after that. do not just assume that he knows what you are thinking and feeling. tavis: this is, again, something not covered in your text, but it is personal, a personal ax to grind, and i grind this ax due to personal interest, but also because i am a personality. i am ushered in the back door, and they get to me rather quickly. that is not all of the time. that is not always the case. i have in my life been sent to see a specialist, and i get to the specialist, and they do not know me from adam. it is not my personal physician, and i have found myself sitting in waiting rooms and the rat race. it is not something covered directly in your text, but i wonder how much of this relationship is with patients being made to feel like they are just another number, they are -- if i get to your office on time, do not make me sit for 1.5 hours to two hours, or rush me when i get in there. i am trying to figure out, any other relationship, you want to feel like you are respected, a
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Oct 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
site, locals recall the tense days that followed kennedy's broadcast. >> if something had gone wrong, it was all over. >> these were two huge powers armed. it was serious. no more so than when a u.s. spy plane was shot down over cuba. cooler heads prevailed and a deal was struck two days later to remove the soviet missiles. in return, president kennedy promised not to invade cuba. >> i think we emerged from the crisis a lot stronger and have won another battle. the americans did not bomb us, we are just a little island. they are the most artful country in the world, but we are still here. -- they are the most powerful country. >> it could have ended differently. >> there's a new feature in the night sky which has killed the imagination of many and has astronomers very excited around the world. two amateur astronomers have discovered a planet that is lit by 4 different suns. >> the plan is are betting -- is orbiting two suns. orbiting.net is the data was collected by nasa's space telescope. a group of amateur astronomers identify the planets on a web site. humans are much better at sp
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Oct 14, 2012 8:00am EDT
-assad rally in the city center. it is organized by a local youth group. they call themselves "the stand firm volunteers." why do you support president bashar al-assad? >> he is a very, very good president and the world. >> but some people say you should step down. you should leave pow is absurdi. he will protect us. all people like bashar al-assad. >> but so many people of died in syria -- >> because of -- >> that is what you often hear. they defend the president'. they brandish photographs of him and his powerful brother who commands the elite republican guard. a the governor's office, too, photograph of assad and his late father on every wall. the intelligence service keeps a close eye on everything here. the governor is the president's man here. i asked him about the tight security. >> security is not sites here. the situation here is normal and safe. just like any country, the security services will intervene to protect the regime and the rule of law here. >> now the fighting has reached damascus and aleppo. do you worry fighting could come here? >> we're in the process of putting down t
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Oct 18, 2012 7:30am EDT
see it as a promising market a japanese company has formed a joint venture with a local firm. their new factory began operations this month. a proud manufacture -- >> this is a huge market of 1 will 0 million people. the per capita kwon assumption is just 130 kilograms. we can expect steel to grow sharply. >> the biggest obstacle to doing business in pakistan is poor security. in the southern city of karachi, gun crime is rampant. in karachi, when japanese people go out by car. they usually take an armed security guard with them. this serves as a representative for a japanese company is one of them. he started traveling with an armed guard in june on the orders of his ememployer. he keeps cash in the car to offer in case he's robbed. >> this is a dummy purse with small amounts of cash. not having any cash could be dangerous. so i always keep this in the car. >> reporter: japanese corporations are making a calculated bet that expansion in pakistan is worth the risk and they feel welcome in a country where anti-u.s. sentiments run deep. pakistani president spoke to more than 30
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Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
arriving a 200-ton dock was found to be carrying 100,000 species that threaten local marine life. and still to come on gmt, celebrations in uganda will be live as the east african nation marks 50 years of independence. >> a secret agent who infiltrated the i.r.a. on behalf of british securities says ehe's been abandoned by those he served and left with mental health problems as a result. he has lived under a false identity for almost 30 years after revealing sensitive information in one of the biggest criminal trials in irish and british history. colin campbell reports. >> raymond gilmore infiltrated the i.r.a. at the height of the troubles in i.r.a. and later earned himself an i.r.a. death sentence. >> i brought them to their knees. and saved countless amount of lives. >> but living under a false identity for almost 30 years he says he has been failed by the international services. the contract between the government. we served during dirtiest war. >> for some, though, raymond gilmore is still remembered as a traitor, guilty of betrayal. with the assistance of his m.p. he is now taking his
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Oct 24, 2012 7:30am EDT
through the land, before heading out to sea by friday morning. local time. as it moves over the south china sea it could intensify into a severe tropical storm and may make the second landfall in vietnam or hunan on the weekend. heavy rain is already occurring, more heavy rain is coming down. we anticipate more than 150 millimeters of trun fall over a wade area including manila with 200 millimeters or more. flooding and landslide will be an ongoing issue for the next couple of days here. up toward the north, things are quite different. of a belt of high pressure located over japan, korean peninsula. much of china bringing nice, balmy day. but the exception is going to be inland china. snow showers are intensifying here. some of the rain is going to be spreading over the area on your thursday. as for japan, heavy rain will be on the course. of course the northern half of the country, from thursday night. all right, moving into the americas, we can see a swirling cloud over the caribbean sea. this is tropical storm sandy. moving at a slow pace toward the north. it will likely become a h
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Oct 21, 2012 8:00am EDT
with -- by the nigerian ministry of health, in conjunction with local partners in nigeria. >> the clinton health access, particularly in it africa, but what is happening with afghanistan and iraq with women. >> speaking about africa, you have to think about nigeria. one in four people who live in africa live in nigeria. 12% of the children who die from diarrhea, which nobody should die from the 21st century, died in nigeria. for me, so much of that is about women's rights. i think fundamentally, women should be empowered to make the right decisions for themselves and their families and to have the resources they need to be able to be healthy mothers and have healthy children, and that should be true everywhere in the world. >> i wonder what you make of the efforts of the taliban and afghanistan, trying to make women stay in their home. how much concern do you have with that? >> the effort to stop women or girls anywhere is reprehensible, whether it is efforts in the united states or efforts anywhere on any continent. certainly, i think what is happening in parts of south asia is deeply, deeply troublin
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